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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 06:26:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 53%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 06:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 03' North, Longitude: 174° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.24 meters/second, 1570.4 km/hour, 975.8 miles/hour or 848.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.26 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 32' 21.6"975.63 miwest0° 08' 03.6"9.24 minorth975.38 mi
24 hours348° 52' 30.1"746.56 miwest2° 53' 37.2"198.96 minorth767.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroSat 6:26 PM834 km518 miles450 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandSat 6:26 PM997 km620 miles539 nmNorthwest NW
TarawaSat 6:26 PM1405 km873 miles759 nmSouth S
MidwayFri 7:26 PM1790 km1113 miles967 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YarenSat 6:26 PM1806 km1122 miles975 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandFri 6:26 PM1841 km1144 miles994 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirSat 5:26 PM1930 km1199 miles1042 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiSat 6:26 PM2555 km1588 miles1380 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraSat 5:26 PM3041 km1889 miles1642 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSat 7:26 PM3045 km1892 miles1644 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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